Air Quality Advisory – Hinton

Precautionary Air Quality Advisory issued for The Valley-area of Hinton
June 24, 2014

HINTON – Due to unusually dusty air quality conditions caused by traffic on Willow Creek Road and further exacerbated by dry weather conditions, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is issuing a precautionary air quality advisory for The Valley-area of Hinton.

Individuals living or traveling in the above noted area are advised to be aware of potential health concerns that can be associated with dusty air conditions. http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/10117.asp

For up to the hour Air Qualtiy Health Index (AQHI) ratings in our area please visit www.paza.ca. Air quality information is also available by phone, toll-free, at 1-877-247-7333.

Tire Pressure Clinic

We are excited to collaborate with the City of Grande Prairie and Aquatera on the upcoming Tire Pressure Clinic.  Won’t you come out and join us on June 4, 2014 at Aquatera’s Eco Centre, 10431-96 Street, Grande Prairie and check your tires!!  We’ll be there from 10am – 2pm.  There will be something for the whole family!  See you there!!

Photo Contest Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of our Annual Photo Contest.  Congratulations to our winners, and a huge thank you to everyone who entered.  Your submissions were outstanding!

Pollinate

2013 1st Place Winner Sheldon Nordell for “Pollinate”

Red Willow Falls

2013 2nd Place Winner Lloyd Dykstra for “Red Willow Falls”

Lilies

2013 3rd Place Winner Lloyd Dykstra for “Lilies

The Path Ahead

2013 1st Place Youth Winner Braiden Wilson for “The Path Ahead”

Painted Past, Silhouetted Future

2013 2nd Place Youth Winner Braiden Wilson for “Painted Past, Silhouetted Future”

PAZA is hiring!!

PAZA is currently looking for a suitable candidate for the position of Sustainability Manager. The successful candidate will have strong skills in Strategic Planning and setting policy direction. Strong leadership skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision are essential. For more information on the Sustainability Manager position please contact elizabeth@paza.ca

Health Advisory: Fire Smoke Advisory Issued for North

A fire smoke advisory has been issued for northern Alberta, including Grande Prairie and area. Air quality is expected to deteriorate over the next few days, due to fires burning in northwestern Alberta.

For up to the hour Air Qualtiy Health Index (AQHI) ratings in our area please visit www.paza.ca. Air quality information is also available by phone, toll-free, at
1-877-247-7333.

In severe smoke conditions, even health individuals may experience irritation of eyes, throat and possibly shortness of breath. Learn about what you can do to protect yourself. The following information is courtesy of Alberta Health Services: